Re: [PATCH -v2] ftrace: Documentation

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 07:39:34 EST

On Wed, 16 Jul 2008, Florian Weimer wrote:

> * Steven Rostedt:
> > + License: The GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
> Is it really a good idea to put files under GPL-incompatible licenses
> into the tree?

The document is not code. The GPL is not appropriate for it. I had this
discussion when I wrote the rt-mutex-design.txt file, and the conclussion
was that the GFDL was an appropriate license.

-- Steve

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